For Returning Citizens

Alliance of Concerned Men
This organization offers a variety of services, including mentoring for previously incarcerated juveniles, gang outreach, and a family initiative for incarcerated fathers.

Latin American Youth Center
LAYC provides support services to Latin American youth in DC.  Their programs include education, community wellness, social services, workforce investment, art, and advocacy.

Life Pieces to Masterpieces
LPtM mentors and supports young African American men and boys in Wards 7 and 8 through a variety of apprenticeship programs.

Jubilee Jobs
Jubilee Jobs provides job preparation, placement, and support for returning citizens who are ready to work.

Alexandria Seaport Foundation
The Alexandria Seaport Foundation offers full-time, paid apprenticeships to young adults (aged 18-22).  Through the building of boats, apprentices learn carpentry as well as valuable job skills such as team work, punctuality, and responsibility.

Sasha Bruce Youthwork
Sasha Bruce is a youth-specific shelter that offers emergency respite for homeless youth.  Sasha Bruce also offers counseling, education, and career preparation.

Strive DC
 Strive DC is dedicated to providing comprehensive workforce preparation for people who face barriers towards employment, including returning citizens.  Strive’s programs include professional clothing for job interviews, construction careers training, customer service training, and others.

Byte Back
Byte Back seeks to bridge the divide by providing computer literacy and employment training for low-income residents in DC.

Academy of Hope
An adult education program for adults who need academic skills and training, have limited financial resources, and are interested in earning a high school diploma or increasing their skills to secure living wage jobs.

The Workplace DC
TWPDC is a collaborative of nonprofit organizations working together to provide a coordinated set of workforce development services to low-income adults in DC. Our goal is to co-locate TWPDC partners in a nonprofit center and provide a single point of entry for adults in need of one or more workforce development services (e.g. case management, adult literacy, job training, and job placement).